News

  1. Employers Organizations

    Employers from the IGAD region launch the Confederation of IGAD Employers (CIE)

    12 December 2019

    The ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) supported the negotiations and the launch of the Confederation of IGAD Employers (CIE)

  2. Employers Organizations

    The Federation for Egyptian Industries (FEI) in partnership with ILO launches the Egypt Business and Disability Network (EBDN) as a local chapter of the Global Business and Disability Network

    11 December 2019

    The ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) supported the development of the Egypt chapter of the Global Business and Disability Network as a new service of the Federation of Egyptian Industries, through its Corporate Social Responsibility Unit (CSR).

  3. UN Climate Change Conference - COP25

    Climate Action for Jobs Initiative launched by UN Secretary-General and ILO Director-General

    10 December 2019

    Launched at the COP25 in Madrid, the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative is designed to support countries in implementing their national climate action commitments, while ensuring that jobs, well-being and a just transition remain at the heart of climate responses.

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    International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    03 December 2019

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    Labour Statistics

    ILO launches new statistics portal

    05 November 2019

    A new ILO website provides a wealth of labour data for a range of users including labour researchers, journalists, experts who want to produce their own data, as well as the general public.

  6. Employers Organizations

    ILO in partnership with the Federation for Egyptian Industries (FEI) launches the 3rd Cycle of the Human Resources & Gender Academy

    25 October 2019

    The ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) supported the development of the Human Resources and Gender Academy as a new service of the Federation of Egyptian Industries, through its Women in Business Unit (WiB).

  7. Global Business Network on Forced Labour

    First Annual Meeting of the ILO Global Business Network on Forced Labour

    22 October 2019

    The ILO Global Business Network on Forced Labour, launched in June 2018 holds its first annual meeting focusing on business coordination and collaboration to eradicate forced labour and engaging smaller companies.

  8. Commission of Inquiry

    ILO Commission of Inquiry issues report on complaint against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

    03 October 2019

    The Commission of Inquiry set up by the ILO Governing Body to examine a complaint against the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has adopted its report.

  9. Beyond the glass ceiling

    Beyond the glass ceiling: Why businesses need women at the top

    02 October 2019

    Women are better educated and more active in the labour force than ever, and are increasingly working in managerial roles. Yet despite these gains, their representation in top positions in business still lags behind that of men.

  10. Women's empowerment

    Network of Champions: A milestone for women empowerment efforts in Public Sector Undertakings in India

    12 September 2019

    Joint efforts of ILO-SCOPE have led to formation of ‘Network of Champions’ who would play a pivotal role in promoting women’ leadership in Public Sector Undertakings in India